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About Us


Darrell K. Smith - Master Landscaper

Darrell is recognised in the marketplace as a Master Landscaper. His work is regularly featured on television in well-known weekly garden and backyard shows. His landscape designs have won much praise and are featured in the best and most prestigious gardens and backyards in Auckland.

Darrell has a passion mixing together elements of planting, timber, concrete and water to create stunning outdoor spaces that work for many years and enhance properties and add value.

He has had extensive experience throughout Auckland, Europe and England, in timber, concrete, steel, water, lighting and Mother Nature. This enables him to apply his skill, depth of knowledge and eye for quality control within the landscape industry.

Darrell’s long-term interest in horticulture motivated him to merge the complementary professions 20 years ago to form what is now Landsmiths.

Today, the company is a growing market-leader based on a commitment to superior standards of workmanship and service.

Darrell’s team of experienced professional staff and contractors are all dedicated to producing results that set Landsmiths a step above the rest.

The Company - Landsmiths Ltd

Landsmiths is providing stylish and innovative landscaping solutions to enhance Auckland's most ­admired properties.

Landsmiths are all-round specialists in the design, build and management of landscape and swimming pool packages. We meet the needs of both large-scale residential developments and private residences.

Our Master Landscaper, Darrell K. Smith, has grown the company into an industry leader based on his 38 years of local and international experience in all aspects of landscape construction and project management.

Landsmiths have a strong reputation for success in creating and delivering complex, detailed landscaping schemes to meet a wide variety of needs. We manage your project from first consultation to completion, to ensure our expertise, quality control, and attention to detail is applied every step of the way.

We have an extensive network of relationships with New Zealand's top landscape architects and are proud to have constructed outstanding outdoor spaces for some of Auckland's most prestigious residences.

Landsmiths is your first port of call for a superior landscaping result.

The Team

Master Landscaper Darrell K. Smith heads up the Landsmiths team in his role as landscape manager and design consultant.

Landsmiths design, construct and maintain landscapes and have the expertise, people and equipment to undertake all types of landscaping from single gardens to large residential and commercial sites.

We undertake every aspect of landscaping from dazzling designs, to construction, project management, maintenance programs and even a complete garden care service. Anything is possible - from tiling, decking, garages, swimming pools, ponds, retaining walls, driveways, edgings, lawns and designer gardens, to planting areas and terraces.

We operate in conjunction with our landscape architects and designers on comprehensive structural plans and retain the ability to work alongside you to create conceptual drawings.

We have a network of experienced and professional contractors to call on for specialist tasks within each project.